At Career Canvas, we all come to work every day because we want to fulfill a noble purpose which is to help people reach, achieve, and meet their career goals.

When people search for jobs, they struggle with the time commitment required and the lack of tools at their fingertips to get beyond the internet search wall and put them in the best position to land the job of their dreams. At Career Canvas, we help solve this problem by arming our clients with bespoke documentation born out of industry best practices. Each document created for our clients is a work of art developed for them by our certified résumé writers.

Our number one goal is client satisfaction, and we believe that we can meet our goal by helping you reach yours.

Our Mission

Be the trusted advisor and convenient provider of innovative career development and placement solutions; a destination where hard work and achievement come together to help clients realize their goals.

Our Vision

To be the first choice in career development services and placement for everyone.

Our Writers

Carolyn J.

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Carolyn promotes individual growth. Dedicated to enhancing experiences when beginning or shifting a career, her work translates to allow résumés to be constructed to highlight the applicant’s strengths. Carolyn has assisted with connecting interpersonally with various local agencies, hospitals, insurance companies, and private agencies; providing a bridge into the community. Creating a space to design an above average foundation for careers is her main focus in helping individuals achieve their goals through Career Canvas.

Jennifer W.

Jennifer has a unique background working in the field of science as a meteorologist. She also works as a Director of Social Media implementing marketing strategies and devising a system of regulations across all social media platforms, including LinkedIn. Jennifer has helped people gain job interviews, and later offers, through their online presence. Her customer service background also gives her an edge in understanding how best to handle customer interactions online.

Josh R.

Josh is currently a Senior Career Services Advisor at the collegiate level. He works with students and alumni writing résumés and cover letters, structuring references and letters of recommendation and coaching students in interview techniques, mock interviews and the pros and cons of social media. He has given countless presentations and workshops over the years, everything from résumé writing to creating strong electronic profiles online such as LinkedIn.

When he is not presenting in the classroom or directing workshops, Josh works with hundreds of students on a one-on-one basis in person, over the phone or through online correspondence. His background has been entirely in Education, where earlier in his career he has coached in athletics and was an English teacher in the classroom setting. Since then, he has held several positions within the higher education setting from Admissions, Registrar, and Advising, performing numerous roles simultaneously. Josh received an Associate of Arts from Joliet Junior College, Bachelor of Arts from Western Illinois University, Masters in Education: Curriculum and Instruction from American Intercontinental University and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from National Louis University, in addition to holding a certification as a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW).

Justin V.

Justin has an unwavering passion for writing/editing résumés and mentoring individuals with their career development. Over the last decade, Justin has helped a countless number of people with a myriad of résumé and job search questions and scenarios. His highlights include writing and editing literature involved with one’s job search (résumés, cover letters, thank you notes, and social media profiles), mock interviews, and interview preparation. Justin’s greatest attribute pertaining to his decade of résumé writing and job search experience is his ability to help prospective employees build confidence through his encouragement, coaching and mentoring. He has leveraged his energy, attentiveness to detail, work ethic and passion into a product management position with one of the largest industrial suppliers in the world. Justin has a Bachelor’s Degree from DePaul University in Marketing with a Minor in Management and he is a Career Canvas Certified (CCC) résumé writer and editor.

Leah S.

Leah is a résumé editing/writing specialist with several years of industry experience. A DePaul graduate, Leah majored in Marketing with a concentration in Sales Leadership and minored in Media and Communications. She has extensive experience in writing résumés, cover letters, thank you notes and the occasional homework essay for her sister. In addition, Leah has taught at several résumé workshops, put on multiple etiquette dinners and conducted mock interviews for her professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. Fueled by her love of writing and plenty of coffee Leah often offers her résumé editing expertise to friends and family for fun. Her type “A” personality and knack for writing aren’t the only things Leah has going for her, she’s also worked at one of the largest pharmacy retailers in the U.S. for almost 15 years.

Misha K.

Misha is a PhD/MBA candidate who brings her experience in healthcare and finance to the career coaching profession. She spent two summers in college interning at a major investment bank, and her first job out of college was in real estate investment management for a major commercial real estate corporation. She then shifted gears and worked in clinical trials financial management for two internationally recognized organizations. Misha is adept at working with clients to maximize their career strategy, whether that entails searching for finance-related internships or jobs from a non-target school background, or navigating the graduate school application process. She has authored multiple books, holds the CPRW designation, and is working towards her CPCC designation.

Tiffany B.

Tiffany is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW) and Certified Advanced Résumé Writer (CARW) with expertise writing résumés for everyone from recent college graduates to C-Level executives.

Prior to her career in résumé writing, Tiffany worked for some of Silicon Valley's Fortune 500 corporations including Apple Inc. and Intel Corp. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Jose State University and a Master of Business Administration from California Coast University.

Some of the industries in which Tiffany has written for include finance and accounting, sales/marketing/advertising, retail, hospitality, project management, operations, healthcare, banking, construction, manufacturing, human resources, education, and others. She specializes in C-Level executive résumés including CEO’s, CFO’s, COO’s in addition to VP’s. Tiffany has an excellent track record in delivering quality, custom-crafted branding documents to help clients stand out from the crowd.